WOOD HEIGHTS, MO – An Excelsior Springs man was hospitalized this afternoon as the result of a crash west of Shoemaker Road in Wood Heights.

Reportedly a Ford F-150 driven by Shelba Pettey, 71, traveled off the right side of 10 Highway moving east, and hit a ditch. A Highway Patrol crash report states Pettey was not wearing a safety device. He was taken with serious injuries to Liberty Hospital by emergency crews.